Hockey India gets official partner for Hockey World League

first_imgNew Delhi, Oct 23 (PTI) Hockey India today secured an official partner in Coal India Limited/South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) for the Hockey World League Final 2015 to be held in Raipur in November-December. The HWL Final is organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and this year will be played at the Raipur International Hockey Stadium November 27 to December 6. India, along with Argentina, Great Britain, Canada, Belgium, Australia, Germany and Netherlands, will vie for top honours at this global event. An elated Hockey India President Narinder Dhruv Batra said, “We are delighted to see Coal India Limited/South Eastern Coalfields Limited come on board as the official partners for World League Final. It reinforces my faith in the fact that the sport is not going unnoticed in India and both the private and public bodies are equally keen to help the growth of Hockey in the country.” “CIL/SECL is happy to partner with the Hockey World League final. We have been actively involved with grass-root sports talent development in the past and this partnership is just an extension of our long standing commitment to sports in India. We are glad to be associated with our national game, Hockey and wish all the very best to the participating teams,” said Om Prakash, CMD of SECL. PTI PDS PDSlast_img read more